Tag Archives: Food

Politics Spoils Pie …

Our American Thanksgiving celebration is very American indeed. Full of (mostly mythical) references to our country’s origins, it brings back early Americana and reinforces traditions. Sport of. A lot of those traditions have disappeared over the years, but the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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That Barely Visible Fast Food Strike…And Who’s Left Hungry

McDonalds and most other fast food firms employ minimum wage, non-union labor; the offended unions have encouraged a nation-wide strike for a $15 hr. minimum wage—about double the present. The media, never averse to watching a fight, has featured the … Continue reading

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Tell Me What You Eat…(And I’ll Tell You If I’ll Allow It!)

“What are we having for dinner…mother?” used to amuse kids with its implications of cannibalism but it wasn’t taken seriously. Tales of chocolate-covered ants from Mexico bothered few; purchase was voluntary and examples, scarce. Some folks, especially with Great Depression … Continue reading

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The Aroma of Roadkill, Grilling Over a Slow Fire…

I admit that government thinking (if that’s the term) can be opaque. Except of course, when it’s being political or dishonest, assuming there’s a difference. This time, a Montana politico has baffled me (not much of a challenge) and a … Continue reading

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Those School Lunches: Cui Really Bono?

To Mrs. Obama: Butt out! Why is it any business of the Federal Government, let alone Michelle (unelected) Obama what my kids eat for lunch? Yeah, I know the government’s Department of Agriculture (USDA) is paying for or supplying a … Continue reading

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We’re Getting New Neighbors!

Did you know we’re not alone? ‘Activists’ (the new name for officious and bossy types wishing to impose their beliefs onto everybody at government gun point) have been upset over California’s Delta Smelt (a 3 inch fish), the Rio Grande … Continue reading

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General Tso’s Road Kill?

Traditional Chinese cuisine has just been expanded by American entrepreneurial spirit admixed with traditional U.S. southern cooking. However, at least one diner, perhaps insufficiently a gourmet, responded by notifying not the Iron Chef show but rather, the cops. Road Kill Foo … Continue reading

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